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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also harsh

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and harsh movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and harsh, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Oct 21 2020

1 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loathsome
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bravura directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere

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2 The Road (2009)

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.

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2009-11-25 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downbeat tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    post-apocalyptic future
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sad and depressing

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3 Meek's Cutoff (2010)

Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.

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2010-09-05 | Drama / Western

Cast

Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ending abruptly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    minimalist style
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sparse dialogue

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4 Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.

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2013-10-13 | Drama

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cheerless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly talented director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    complex character

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5 The Visitor (2007)

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

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2007-09-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    restrained performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    understated performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    mindful

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6 Cast Away (2000)

Chuck Nolan, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia crashes at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and finds himself marooned on a desolate island. With no way to escape, Chuck must find ways to survive in his new home.

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2000-12-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling of isolation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more meaningful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    entirely satisfying

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7 The Good Dinosaur (2015)

An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.

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2015-11-14 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Frances McDormand, Raymond Ochoa

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    child-friendly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    inappropriate
  3. Ranked #2 for
    beautiful landscape

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8 The Iron Lady (2011)

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

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2011-12-30 | History / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Anthony Stewart Head

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inciting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cursory plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    giving insight

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9 Moonlight (2016)

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

Info

2016-10-21 | Drama

Cast

Trevante Rhodes, André Holland

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more intimate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with guiding hand
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good song

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10 Manchester by the Sea (2016)

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

Info

2016-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dour subject
  2. Ranked #1 for
    underplayed performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sullen

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